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Woman Sets Son, 7-Year-Old Ablaze While Trying To Separate A Fight

It was tragedy at Eke-Obollo, in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State after a middle-aged woman, Chinonso Azubuike, in an attempt to separate two fighters, set her son, Chimaobi Azubuike, aged three, and one seven-year-old Chidalu Onyeka on fire. It was learnt that the woman, who is married to one Oliver, who hails from Umuchieze, had been admitted in a public hospital in Owerri, the state capital, owing to the damages done to her body by the inferno. Sources in the

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(Eleven)$11Million Dollars Reportedly Missing from Gambia’s Treasury following Yahya Jammeh’s Exit

Former president of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, leaving the country More than $11 million is reportedly missing from The Gambia’s treasury after their long-time leader, Yahya Jammeh departed the country. According to BBC, an adviser of new President, Adama Barrow, Ahmad Fatty said the financial experts are still trying to evaluate the exact loss incurred by the tiny West African country but it is known that Jammeh had loaded luxury cars and other items into a Chadian cargo plane on the

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Top MMM Guider Reportedly Flees Nigeria As Participants Continue To Grumble

There are unconfirmed reports making the round that Chuddy Ugorji, one of the leading guiders of the popular yet controversial Ponzi scheme, MMM, may have fled Nigeria along with his wife. Chuddy Anayo Ugorji is the number one MMM promoter in NigeriaJoeheman cannot authoritatively confirm the veracity of the reports, however, the internet was overwhelmed with rumours that Chuddy had fled to the Philippines in South East Asia. “Do you know that Chuddy Ugorji made over N5bn within a year?

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Church Leaders Who Are Against The FRCN Act Are Thieves – Tunde Bakare

The General Overseer of The Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, during his church service on Sunday described those kicking against the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria Act as money launderers, trying to cover their iniquities. According to Pastor Bakare, by opposing the law, church leaders were trying to prevent the public from knowing about acts of money laundering they had indulged in using their positions, describing opponents of the law as lawless. Pastor Enoch Adeboye

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School Feeding Programme: Nigeria Releases N375m For 700,000 Pupils In 5 States

The federal government of Nigeria has released N375 million for the implementation of its school feeding programme in five states. This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Vice-President, on Sunday in Abuja. According to him, the money was release this year. The spokesman also disclosed that the amount, which was paid directly to the cooks, was meant to feed almost 700,000 primary school pupils in the five states

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Katsina University Clarifies Report On “Ban Of All Christian Student Fellowships On Campus”

The management of the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University in Katsina, Katsina State, has clarified the reports regarding an internal memorandum in which it granted approval to only the Muslim Students Society of Nigeria, MSSN. The Acting Dean of Student Affairs of the University, Sulaiman Kankara, had in a memo issued on January 17 informed students of a new guideline for the registration of clubs and associations in the institution. Katsina State University Bans All Christian Student Fellowships

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Katsina State University Bans All Christian Student Fellowships On Campus [See Circular]

The management of the Umar Musa Yar’Adua University, Katsina, Katsina State, has banned any other religious or tribal association on campus besides the Muslim Students Society of Nigeria. The new directive was conveyed by the institution’s acting Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Sulaiman Kankara, to all students’ clubs and associations that were operating on campus via an internal memorandum dated January 17, 2017. A copy of the memo was captioned, “Re: Registration of Students

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Nigeria’s Anti-Corruption War: Why The Presidency Must Stick With Magu

Nigeria’s Anti-corruption War: Why the Presidency Must Stick With Magu, By Godwin Onyeacholem As some of the most disagreeable voices on and off the floor of the Senate had threatened when the National Assembly was on recess, the so-called red chamber, on resumption, made good the recurrent ominous assertions by these elements. In a move that seemed like the Senate was being propelled by a vengeful demon, Ali Ndume was removed as the senate leader. To say the least, his ouster had nothing to

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Dear PCMs, Here Is How To Obtain NYSC Certificate Of Exemption

Below are the requirements for collection/replacement of certificate of exemption. In accordance with the National Youth Service Corps Decree 1993 section 2 subsection (1) it is stipulated that; “With effect from 1st August, 1985, a person shall NOT be called upon to serve in the service corps if, at the date of graduation or obtaining his diploma or other professional qualification” : He is over the age of thirty (30) years He has served in the Armed Forces of the Federation or the

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Ex-Senate President Ken Nnamani Explains Why He Dumped PDP For APC

Ken Nnamani, a former Senate President on Sunday registered with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State. The former Senate President, who had severed ties with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in February 2016, said that he joined the APC because of the intense demand from his constituents. Mr. Nnamani, who led the Senate from 2005 to 2007 as a member of the PDP quoted a former U.S. House Speaker Tip O’Neil to back up his argument for joining the APC. “All politics is

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Nigeria’s Power Generation Has Dropped To 2,662 Megawatts

Nigeria’s power generation capacity has dropped from 3,959 megawatts on January 4 to 2,662 megawatts on January 22, 2017, the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN said today. The Nigerian Electricity System Operator, SO, website, a sub agency of TCN, disclosed the figure in its daily forecast on power generation data in Lagos on Sunday. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), TCN attributed the drop to low water levels at the hydro power stations and dearth of gas to the power

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Finally, Jammeh Departs Gambia For Exile | Barrow Promises Transparency

The former president of Gambia, Alhaji Yahya Jammeh, has finally departed Banjul, the country’s capital, to begin an indefinite term in exile. This is just as the incoming President Adama Barrow on Saturday promised the citizens of his readiness to operate transparent and all-inclusive administration. It was learnt that Jammeh left just after 10.00pm for Conakry, along with President Alpha Conde. In an attempt to pat his huge ego, he was given a full ceremonial honour by the military

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